Hillary J Mull
Affiliation: Boston University
- Development and testing of tools to detect ambulatory surgical adverse eventsHillary J Mull
Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA 02130, USA
J Patient Saf 9:96-102. 2013..Triggers, algorithms derived from clinical logic to flag cases where AEs have most likely occurred, could complement VASQIP by detecting a higher yield of ambulatory surgeries with a true surgical AE...
- Consensus building for development of outpatient adverse drug event triggersHillary J Mull
Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
J Patient Saf 7:66-71. 2011..This article assesses the use of a modified Delphi process to obtain expert consensus on the value of these triggers...
- Detecting adverse events in surgery: comparing events detected by the Veterans Health Administration Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the Patient Safety IndicatorsHillary J Mull
Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research, VA Boston Healthcare System, 150 S Huntington Avenue 152M, Boston, MA 02130, USA Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
Am J Surg 207:584-95. 2014..Independent chart review was also used to determine reasons for PSI errors...
- Applying trigger tools to detect adverse events associated with outpatient surgeryAmy K Rosen
Center for Organization, Leadership, Management Research, A VA Center of Excellence, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02130, USA
J Patient Saf 7:45-59. 2011..Current efforts to detect AEs have focused primarily on the inpatient setting, despite the increase in outpatient surgery in all health care settings...
- Validity of selected Patient Safety Indicators: opportunities and concernsHaytham M A Kaafarani
Department of Surgery, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
J Am Coll Surg 212:924-34. 2011..We examined the positive predictive value (PPV) of 3 surgical PSIs: postoperative pulmonary embolus and deep vein thrombosis (pPE/DVT), iatrogenic pneumothorax (iPTX), and accidental puncture and laceration (APL)...
- Development of trigger tools for surveillance of adverse events in ambulatory surgeryHaytham M A Kaafarani
Department of Surgery, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, Massachusetts 02132, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 19:425-9. 2010..The authors sought to create surgical triggers to detect AEs in the ambulatory care setting...
- Comparing 2 methods of assessing 30-day readmissions: what is the impact on hospital profiling in the veterans health administration?Hillary J Mull
Center for Organization, Leadership, and Management Research COLMR, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
Med Care 51:589-96. 2013..These 2 methods have not been directly compared in terms of how they identify high-performing and low-performing hospitals...